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Tamiya cement doesn't work
posty1978
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Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 05:20 AM UTC
Hi, I bought Verlinden office furniture set but not able to glue them together with Tamiya Cement ..... it just doesnt stick together...what should I do ?
The3rdPlacer
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Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 05:30 AM UTC
You'll need super glue to stick resin parts together.

Tamiya cement is only for joining styrene to styrene.

Ryan

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Spiderfrommars
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Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 05:33 AM UTC

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You'll need super glue to stick resin parts together.

Tamiya cement is only for joining styrene to styrene.

Ryan

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That's it

Ca glue or 2 part epoxy adhesive for resin Parts
pseudorealityx
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Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 05:33 AM UTC
Indeed.

5 min epoxy or superglue are the typical adhesives when using resin.
veliko_pile
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Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 05:54 AM UTC
CA glue works fine with resin , you can glue plastic or PE on it. I don't know if PVA glue such as Gator grip would stick 2 resin parts together. PVA glue dries slowly so you could have much more time to position better the 2 resin parts.
posty1978
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Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 07:06 AM UTC
ok superglue worked but the parts are too small and am having a tough time building them
veliko_pile
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Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 07:10 AM UTC
use small pointed tweezers, take an old CD or DVD that you will not use anymore, put a small amount of liquid or gel CA glue on it. You can use toothpicks, hair of an old stiff brush, wire etc to pick small quantities of CA glue from the CD/DVD and put it on the resin part. Just be careful and work slowly
The3rdPlacer
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Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 01:10 PM UTC

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ok superglue worked but the parts are too small and am having a tough time building them



Sudeep,

You need a different tactic with small resin or PE parts.

May I suggest using a small amount of wood glue to just "tack" the part into place. The wood glue will give you an amount of time to position the small parts. You can also use white glue or PVA glue to do this.

After the part is tacked into place, a micro brush load with thin super glue is flooded into and around the part to lock it down.

Some tips on this technique:

1. don't be fooled or tempted to just let the wood glue hold the part permanently, it won't.
2. Use a very small amount of wood glue, we want the super glue to hold the part in place, the wood glue is just to hold it in place till the superglue is ready. Ideally the superglue will completely surround and incase the wood glue.
3. Micro brushes are a must to transfer the superglue. The White or Yellow ones from Micromark are perfect.
4. Thin superglue is the only way to go with this technique, regular sg is too thick. You'll make a mess you'll never be able to clean up. The watery nature of thin sg will allow it to flow nicely around the part.
5. Lightly sanding the parts will provide a tooth for the parts to bond tighter.

Hope this helps.

Ryan

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j76ljr
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Posted: Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 12:12 AM UTC
Good Idea to wash the parts in alcohol too , to clean off the releasing agents too